The CodeMark Certification Scheme is a voluntary third-party building product certification scheme, administered by the Australian Building Codes Board.
It supports the use of new or innovative building products in specified circumstances in Australia, by providing a nationally accepted process for demonstrating compliance with the National Construction Code.
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This Guide provides an explanation on the importance of early-stage analysis of proposals to change the NCC and gives detailed guidance on how to undertake a Preliminary Impact Analysis.
This report is the outcome of the ABCB’s Plumbing Code Development Research Project for backflow prevention.
This report is a study, developed by Turner and Townsend, that investigated the proposed Slips, Trips and Falls Building Codes.
This final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) is a proposal to revise the text of BCA 2010, Volume Two to add performance requirements for water heaters installed in new houses (Class 1 bu
This template must be used when submitting a proposal to change the NCC. This template is compatible with Windows Word 2007 or later, and Word for Mac 2011.
This document outlines the benefits of providing free online access to the NCC and other reform measures for consideration by Governments.
This Advisory Note relates to requirements to protect certain openable windows to reduce the risk of young children falling from those windows.
Performance Solution Scenario This Performance Solution scenario has been developed to assist building practitioners in formulating Performance Solutions when converting a farm shed to a habitable
Summary and Instructions The NCC was amended out-of-cycle prior to NCC 2022. NCC 2019 Amendment 1 includes:
Fire Code Refrom Centre (Project 6) This Report, Fire Safety in Shopping Centres - Effect of Combustible Construction on Fire Safety in Shopping Centres, is a guide for the specific fire engineerin
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 6) This report, Fire Safety in Shopping Centres, identifies significant opportunities for greater efficiency and flexibility in the design and operation of fire pro
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, A Stochastic Model for CO Toxicity in Building Fires, involves the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineering, risk-ass
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, The Effects of Sleep Inertia on Decision-Making Performance, involved with the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineeri
This report was prepared for the ABCB by the consultant Philip Chun and Associates.
This version of the NCC 2019 Lighting Calculator assists in understanding and applying the NCC Volume One Part J6 Artificial lighting DTS Provisions for energy efficiency.
Archived: This Glazing Calculator has been developed to assist users with calculations required by the energy efficiency Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions for BCA 2009, Volume One.
Archived: Checks compliance with the NCC's elemental DTS energy efficiency provisions for lighting, for use with NCC 2014, NCC 2015 and NCC 2016.
Australia has a varied climate, leading to different locations around the country having different heating and cooling requirements.
Provides an overview of the NCC Volume One fire safety requirements.
The CodeMark Australia Certification Framework outlines the relationships between the parties and instruments in the CodeMark Australia scheme.